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Marathon Chemistry: The Science of Distance Running
Running marathons can be a grueling experience. Athletes push their bodies for miles and deal with cramping, dehydration, and every runner’s worst fear: that extreme form of fatigue called “hitting the wall.” This video runs through the science of distance running, discussing why muscles burn, how sweat cools the body, and the chemistry known as runner’s high.
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